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Shades of Slander: A Guest Post from Alanna Rose Whitney

The following is a guest post by ASAN Vancouver Chapter Leader, Alanna Rose Whitney. Shades of Slander By Alanna Rose Whitney Okay, so, the Autism Spectrum is legitimately a thing and there are a lot of people out there who … Continue reading

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Autism, Empathy, and The R Word

Originally posted on Thirty Days of Autism:
I have to tell you that my son, H, loved watching a somewhat irritating internet show called ‘Fred’ – which I think is rather much of a sensation with the early teen or…

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Autism, Empathy, and The R Word

I have to tell you that my son, H, loved watching a somewhat irritating internet show called Fred – which I think is rather much of a sensation with the early teen or pre-adolescent set. Well – a while back … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness: 13-year-old Style

“I believe that autism is one of the things that makes me different from other people. I think differently – I look at the world differently. I build cool creations with Lego, K’nex, and sometimes the way I hear music … Continue reading

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Audrey Hepburn’s 5 Rs, Autism, and The Journey of Diversity

Just this: “People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.”       ~ Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993); Actress, Humanitarian And this: ___________________________________________________ 30 Days of Autism is a project designed to fight stigma, … Continue reading

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Skeleton of Hope: building the diversity mosaic

This little blog of mine wasn’t really a planned venture. I had no idea what I was doing and no experience with blogging, but on the evening of March 29th, 2011, I decided I would take the leap and write … Continue reading

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